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LECHEVALIER (Jean Baptiste). Voyage de la Propontide et du Pont-Euxin: avec la Carte generale de ces deux mers, la description topographique de leurs rivages; le tableau des moeurs, des usages et du commerce de speuples qui les habitent; la Carte particuliere de la plaine de Brousse en Bithynie, celle du Bosphore de Thrace, et celle de Constantinople.1800

Paris: Dentu, First edition, first issue with title pages and half-titles to both volumes, 2 vols., 8vo (222 x 125 mm), xii, 8, 168; [4], 169-416pp., 6 large folding engraved maps, neat early Institution Doublier prize bookplate to paste-down of volume one, some light occasional light spotting, contemporary tree polished calf, decorative floral border to boards, flat spines decorated with a gilt ship tool, black morocco lettering-pieces, minor rubbing to joints, marbled edges, a most attractive set. After Le Chevalier had assisted Choiseul-Gouffier in his Voyage pittoresque de la Grèce, was then sent to Jasst to observe Russian troop movements. His work is an account of a journey round the shores of the Sea of Marmara and the Black Sea. Blackmer, 995; Weber, 649; Atabey, 697.

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